Antonyms for enemy:
supporter, comrade, crony, helper, associate, mate, backer, ally, follower, adherent, musketeer, confidante, assistant, colleague, chum, compadre, disciple, amigo, fellow, friend, exponent, abettor, buddy, sympathizer, accessory, pal, partner, accomplice.
Synonyms for enemy:
bully, militant, tough, antagonist, gladiator, competitor, pugilist, opponent, quarreler, swordsman, assailant, bruiser, mercenary, rival, battler, duelist, man-at-arms, thug, struggler, warrior, soldier, Jouster, fighter, brawler, rioter, contestant, combatant, adversary, foe.
someone hated or competed against (noun)
Usage examples for enemy:
- I think it was in this battle also that General Ordenerl killed with his own hands a general officer of the enemy. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
- They believe him to be some private enemy of the duke's." - "The Prisoner of Zenda", Anthony Hope.
- Joy to see his enemy suffer. - "Dramatic Technique", George Pierce Baker.